Earthquake victims gather inside their temporary makeshift shelter at a camp for displaced people after the April 25 earthquake, in Kathmandu, Nepal, May 13, 2015. (REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha)
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Thousands of fear-stricken people spent the night outdoors after a new earthquake killed dozens of people and spread more misery in Nepal, which is still reeling from a devastating quake that killed more than 8,000 nearly three weeks ago.A U.S. Marine Corps helicopter carrying six Marines and two Nepalese soldiers was reported missing while delivering disaster aid in northeastern Nepal, U.S. officials said, although there have been no indications the aircraft crashed. Home ministry official Laxmi Dhakal said Wednesday that army helicopters were scouring the Sunkhani area, nearly 80 kilometers (50 miles) northeast of Kathmandu, for the missing helicopter. Tuesday's quake also left nearly 2,000 injured, according to the Home Ministry's latest count.The magnitude-7.8 earthquake that hit April 25 killed more than 8,150 and flattened entire villages, leaving hundreds of thousands homeless in the country's worst-recorded quake since 1934 . The U.S. Geological Survey said Tuesday's earthquake was the largest aftershock to date of that destructive quake. Tuesday's quake was followed closely by at least 17 strong aftershocks, according to the USGS.
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